Not the easiest feat — especially when your friends may not truly understand what kind of prep work it takes for you to get out of the house, or what kind of pain you might have after pushing yourself to go out. Here are five small ways to manage both, without breaking yourself, or friendships.
Ever fell like your RA symptoms get worse after eating certain foods? You might be right. Some of the things we eat can make inflammation worse, while others don't. Find out which foods to try and which foods might be worth nixing from your diet.
When you combine the balancing aspect of yoga (but even more gentle) with the core focus of Pilates — and you throw in the bonus of relaxation — you have yourself a pretty beneficial workout for RA.
It's easy to get caught up in the pain and fear of the unknown when you're living with rheumatoid arthritis. Practicing gratitude can improve your mental game by allowing you to see a world outside of RA. Here's how to do it!
We're not kidding — your kids can be a vital part of keeping your energy up and pain levels at bay. Trying to do it all — care for children, grocery shop, cook, and clean — is most likely more than you alone can accomplish. So enlist their help — we'll tell you how.